Very few fashion designers—no matter how clothes-crazy they are—can say they’ve been going to Pitti Uomo since the age of 12. Indeed, Dries Van Noten might be the only one. Is it any wonder that his love for Harris Tweeds, flannels and other old-school fabrics runs deep?
“For me, one of my biggest joys is to go into an archive of old suit materials and try to find all the incredible things—hoping they can still reproduce it,” says Van Noten, a stealth force in men’s wear around whom buzz has been building steadily for years.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)